This July, Mesa AZ Will Discover the Super Powers of Parks and Recreation
(2)  (0)  (0)07-07-2016 at 11:00:00 AM
This July, Mesa residents don’t need to be bitten by a radioactive spider to discover that they have super powers. They just need to visit their nearest park or recreation center to find super powers they didn’t know they had. Mesa Parks, Recreation...

 Grand opening for Fire Station 203 in Mesa
(10)  (10)  (4)07-11-2016 at 1:01:00 PM
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held today for Fire Station 203, 324 S. Alma School Road. Funding for the project is from the 2008 and 2013 Public Safety Bonds approved by Mesa voters. “As our community grows, so does our need for larger and well...

 Put your imagination into hyper drive July 23 during Minicon Family Day
(1)  (0)  (0)07-18-2016 at 4:50:10 PM
Stop by the i.d.e.a. Museum on July 23 for Minicon Family Day. Enjoy robot races, family friendly cosplay, light saber classes and performances, mask making and more out-of-this-world fun inspired by the current exhibition, Sci-Fi: Fantasy to...

 Dobson Road Closures at Southern Avenue
(0)  (0)  (0)07-20-2016 at 4:16:48 PM
Dobson and Southern will have three upcoming closures for the final paving for the Southern Avenue Streetscape Improvement, Phase 2 project. The Dobson Road and Southern Avenue intersection will be closed starting at 8 p.m. Friday July 29 through 5...

 Public input needed for development opportunities
(0)  (0)  (0)06-23-2016 at 6:09:00 PM
The City of Mesa is exploring development opportunities for approximately 25 acres of City-owned land at the southwest corner of University Drive and Mesa Drive. The first step in developing proposals is to receive public input. Community meetings...

 Mesa economic development projects receive Silver Shovel Awards
(0)  (0)  (0)07-18-2016 at 12:47:00 PM
Two City of Mesa economic development projects, Santander Consumer USA and Special Devices, Inc. were recently awarded 2016 Silver Shovel Awards by Area Development, a leading site selection publication. The awards are based on a combination of...

 More than $4.8 million awarded to programs to help those in need
(0)  (0)  (0)07-21-2016 at 9:34:52 AM
Subject to final approval from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), agencies that help Mesa residents in need will collectively receive more than $4.8 million from federal government grants, along with the City of Mesa and...

 Mayor John Giles elected to US Conference of Mayors Advisory Board
(1)  (0)  (0)07-19-2016 at 11:11:00 AM
The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) has elected Mayor John Giles to be a new Advisory Board member for the nonpartisan organization following its 84th Annual meeting in Indianapolis. Approximately 200 mayors from across the country attended the...

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 More than $4.8 million awarded to programs to help those in need
07-21-2016 at 9:34:52 AM
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Subject to final approval from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), agencies that help Mesa residents in need will collectively receive more than $4.8 million from federal government grants, along with the City of Mesa and...
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 Dobson Road Closures at Southern Avenue
07-20-2016 at 4:16:48 PM
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Dobson and Southern will have three upcoming closures for the final paving for the Southern Avenue Streetscape Improvement, Phase 2 project. The Dobson Road and Southern Avenue intersection will be closed starting at 8 p.m. Friday July 29 through 5...
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 Mayor John Giles elected to US Conference of Mayors Advisory Board
07-19-2016 at 11:11:00 AM
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The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) has elected Mayor John Giles to be a new Advisory Board member for the nonpartisan organization following its 84th Annual meeting in Indianapolis. Approximately 200 mayors from across the country attended the...
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 Put your imagination into hyper drive July 23 during Minicon Family Day
07-18-2016 at 4:50:10 PM
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Stop by the i.d.e.a. Museum on July 23 for Minicon Family Day. Enjoy robot races, family friendly cosplay, light saber classes and performances, mask making and more out-of-this-world fun inspired by the current exhibition, Sci-Fi: Fantasy to...
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 Mesa economic development projects receive Silver Shovel Awards
07-18-2016 at 12:47:00 PM
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Two City of Mesa economic development projects, Santander Consumer USA and Special Devices, Inc. were recently awarded 2016 Silver Shovel Awards by Area Development, a leading site selection publication. The awards are based on a combination of...
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 City of Mesa launches Business Districts Opportunity Maps
07-14-2016 at 5:51:35 PM
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Today, the City of Mesa Office of Economic Development launched the new and improved Business Districts Opportunity Maps, a visual representation of investment activity, assets and development opportunities in four of Mesa’s key employment centers:...
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 Grand opening for Fire Station 203 in Mesa
07-11-2016 at 1:01:00 PM
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A ribbon cutting ceremony was held today for Fire Station 203, 324 S. Alma School Road. Funding for the project is from the 2008 and 2013 Public Safety Bonds approved by Mesa voters. “As our community grows, so does our need for larger and well...
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 This July, Mesa AZ Will Discover the Super Powers of Parks and Recreation
07-07-2016 at 11:00:00 AM
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This July, Mesa residents don’t need to be bitten by a radioactive spider to discover that they have super powers. They just need to visit their nearest park or recreation center to find super powers they didn’t know they had. Mesa Parks, Recreation...
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 The history of water in the valley captured through art and conservation
07-06-2016 at 11:19:00 AM
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The City of Mesa Library will be hosting three water conservation events. "The History of Water in Valley” presented by the Salt River Project will be held on Thurs., July 14 at 6 p.m. at the Main Library, 64 E. First St. in the Saguaro...
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 Water Resources wants you to Know Your H2O
06-30-2016 at 3:48:00 PM
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We have one question for you - Do you Know Your H2O? The City of Mesa Water Resources Department has launched the new Know Your H2O public education and outreach campaign to help Mesa residents learn more about the quality, reliability, and value of...
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 City of Mesa recognized by Healthy Arizona Worksites Program
06-30-2016 at 8:37:05 AM
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The City of Mesa was recognized recently by the Healthy Arizona Worksites Program as achieving the Gold level of excellence in worksite wellness. The Healthy Arizona Worksite Award recognizes employers that are making efforts to positively...
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 H Mart to bring Asian-American supermarket to Mesa
06-29-2016 at 5:03:00 PM
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Today, New Jersey-based H Mart, an upscale Asian-American supermarket chain, announced it will open its first Arizona store in the 63,000 square foot former Albertson’s building at the southeast corner of Main Street and Dobson Road in west...
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 Celebrate at Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom
06-28-2016 at 6:00:19 PM
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The Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom is guaranteed to be one night of spectacular FREE fun and entertainment. The state’s “coolest” festival to celebrate America’s freedom and independence will be held Monday, July 4 from 6 p.m. to...
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 Protect your pets during fireworks displays
06-27-2016 at 6:24:18 PM
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Mesa Animal Control would like to remind residents that pets can become highly distressed by the additional noise, lights and commotion involved with Independence Day celebrations. With fireworks during the Republic Services Arizona Celebration of...
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 Volunteer for Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom
06-24-2016 at 1:30:10 AM
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It’s not too late to volunteer for the 2016 Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom, the state’s “coolest” independence festival, on Monday, July 4. Volunteers are needed for a variety of shifts and activities. Shifts are between two...
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 Public input needed for development opportunities
06-23-2016 at 6:09:00 PM
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The City of Mesa is exploring development opportunities for approximately 25 acres of City-owned land at the southwest corner of University Drive and Mesa Drive. The first step in developing proposals is to receive public input. Community meetings...
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 Early Childhood Education Task Force presents findings to City Council
06-23-2016 at 3:33:00 PM
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The keys to our prosperity lay at the intersection of education and the economy. Attracting top businesses and quality jobs to Mesa requires a highly educated workforce and that education begins before our children reach kindergarten. To explore...
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 Top 10 "cool" reasons to attend Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom
06-22-2016 at 12:16:29 PM
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The temperatures may be in the triple digits but there are 10 “cool” reasons the Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom, held on Monday, July 4 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., is the “coolest” Independence festival in the state: 1. It is...
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 Ice Age Overnight at the Museum
06-21-2016 at 1:29:23 AM
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Arizona Museum of Natural History, 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, will host Ice Age " Crash Course Over-Night Camp Friday, July 8 from 6 p.m. until 9 a.m. Saturday morning. What better way to celebrate the new “Ice Age 5” movie than spending a chilling...
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 Dexcom to expand manufacturing operation to Mesa
06-20-2016 at 1:09:04 PM
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Dexcom, Inc. (NASDAQ:DXCM), a leader in continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) for patients with diabetes, announced today that it will construct a new state of the art manufacturing facility in Mesa, Arizona for the company’s growing continuous glucose...
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 Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom includes 100 people becoming citizens
06-16-2016 at 5:24:14 PM
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For the second consecutive year, the Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom will include a naturalization ceremony Monday, July 4 at 7 p.m. at the Mesa Convention Center, 263 N. Center St. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)...
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 Teens bring your friends to Girltopia career day at THINKspot
06-16-2016 at 11:56:23 AM
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With so many careers to choose from, how can a girl decide? Mesa THINKspot is hosting Girltopia Career Day on Friday, June 24 from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sponsored by Girl Scout Troop 2735, this event will showcase women in a variety of careers,...
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 Arizona Museum of Natural History celebrates opening of DinoZone
06-14-2016 at 4:29:12 PM
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The Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH), 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, has opened a fun, perfect for hot summer day’s new exhibition called DinoZone. This playful exhibition features hidden tunnels, slides, green screens and awesome murals. The...
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 Take off on an out-of-this-world adventure this summer
06-09-2016 at 5:47:00 PM
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An out-of-this-world adventure comes to the i.d.e.a. Museum this summer. The Sci-Fi: Fantasy to Reality exhibition " opening June 17 - focuses on art that celebrates science fiction stories and the innovations predicted in these stories. Sci-Fi:...
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 Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign underway to save lives
06-06-2016 at 1:06:00 PM
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The Tenth Annual Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign is underway with a goal of collecting 500,000 bottles of water to help people in need during the extreme summer heat. “The campaign is a life saver for the less fortunate during the hot summer...
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 Register for Summer Reading programs at Mesa Library
06-01-2016 at 9:52:24 AM
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School’s out and what’s a better way to start the summer than registering for summer reading. Summer Reading programs are open to all ages from infants through adults at all four branches of the Mesa Library. The program starts on June 1...
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 Discover how art and science collide for free at i.d.e.a. Museum June 5
05-31-2016 at 5:57:43 PM
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Explore the i.d.e.a. Museum on June 5 during Free Sunday. Complimentary admission is made possible by a grant provided by the Gila River Indian Community. “The i.d.e.a. Museum offers so many wonderful hands-on activities where children, parents,...
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 CNG from Sea to Shining Sea road rally stops in Mesa
05-31-2016 at 12:13:40 PM
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Mesa was the second of 13 media stops on the CNG from Sea to Shining Sea road rally. Vehicles participating in the nationwide rally were on display at the Mesa Convention Center this morning along with several City of Mesa vehicles powered by...
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 Allegiant Takes Flight to Phoenix from Sonoma with Fares as Low as $49
05-26-2016 at 3:00:00 PM
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Click to tweet: .@Allegiant starts new service from @Fly_STS to @phxmesagateway today http://gofly.us/WGw7B SONOMA, Calif. May 26, 2016 - Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today launches new, nonstop service from Sonoma to Phoenix. To celebrate, the company,...
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 Military families can enjoy the i.d.e.a. Museum free this summer
05-26-2016 at 9:24:00 AM
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For the fifth year in a row, the i.d.e.a. Museum will be part of Blue Star Museums, which offers free admission to active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The program is a collaboration among the...
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 Volunteers needed for Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom
05-25-2016 at 4:26:54 PM
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Volunteers are needed for the 2016 Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom, the state’s “coolest independence festival,” on Monday, July 4. Volunteers are needed for a variety of shifts and activities including event tear down and clean...
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 Meetings scheduled to get input for major downtown development
05-24-2016 at 12:13:14 PM
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The City of Mesa is hosting two public meetings to solicit input regarding a proposed development of approximately two and a half acres at the northwest corner of Country Club Drive and Main Street. The meetings will be held Thursday, June 9 from 6...
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 Mesa pools open for the summer
05-23-2016 at 5:00:00 PM
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All nine Mesa pools are open for public swim beginning on Sat., May 28. Public swim hours are from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. on most days, closed on Sundays. Please check online for specific pool hours: www.Mesaaz.gov/pools All pools will be open daily...
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 Mesa water quality report now available
05-23-2016 at 1:45:00 PM
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Mesa, AZ " How well do you know your H2O? Learn about the quality of your Mesa drinking water by reading the new City of Mesa Water Quality Consumer Confidence report at www.mesaaz.gov/ccr. The new report reflects testing performed in 2015 and...
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 Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom July 4 in Mesa
05-19-2016 at 2:52:10 PM
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The 2016 Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom is Monday, July 4 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. For the third consecutive year, this free event and the “coolest” independence festival in Arizona, will be held at the Mesa Convention Center and...
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 Leveraging 3D printing for small businesses
05-18-2016 at 5:00:00 PM
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Mesa THINKspot will be holding a free workshop on 3D printing on Tues., May 24 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Chris Dastan with STAX3D will introduce the rapid prototyping process for entrepreneurs and inventors. Explore materials, technologies,...
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 Mesa recognized as 2016 Playful City USA Community
05-18-2016 at 12:40:00 PM
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Mesa is being honored with a 2016 Playful City USA designation for the eighth consecutive time. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the national recognition program honors cities and towns across the country for making their cities more...
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 Summer teen programs at THINKspot
05-17-2016 at 12:08:38 PM
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Unleash your creativity with THINKspot this summer. THINKspot, located at the Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Rd. will be holding a series of summer workshops designed for teenagers 12 and up. Sign up now to hold a spot!...
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 Family Fossil Day at Paleo Site
05-16-2016 at 2:46:24 PM
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On Saturday May 21, Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH) Eagle Scout Ben Mohler will complete a project to publish signs at Payson's "Paleo Site" (Route 260 near Milepost 270). The signs describe the history and the types of fossils that can be...
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 Celebrate International Museum Day with 2-for-1 admission
05-12-2016 at 3:38:09 PM
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Discover art, engage with your family and nurture creative thinking during International Museum Day on May 18. The i.d.e.a. Museum will offer 2-for-1 admission in recognition of the day. “We hope to see many new faces this year during...
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 Improvements made to Mendoza Field is now open to the community
05-12-2016 at 12:11:37 PM
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Before his untimely death May 12, 2014, Sgt. Brandon Mendoza worked tirelessly with the community to make Guerrero Rotary Park a safe and better place for residents to enjoy. Shortly after his death, it was announced that a practice field at the park...
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 2016 Mayor's Youth Committee graduation
05-11-2016 at 4:11:00 PM
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Congratulations to the 2016 Mayor’s Youth Committee (MYC) graduates! This year, 25 juniors and seniors from public and charter high schools throughout Mesa completed the program that began in September. MYC is made up of an elect group of students...
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 Traffic restrictions lifted on Stapley after valve repair work
05-09-2016 at 6:49:00 PM
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Emergency valve repairs on Stapley Drive south of University Drive are complete. Traffic restrictions have been lifted and normal water service has been restored to affected customers. Water Resources Department Contact: Kathy Macdonald Tel....
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 Traffic restrictions on Stapley due to emergency valve repair
05-09-2016 at 1:39:00 AM
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Emergency valve repairs are being made due to a water main break on Stapley Drive south of University Drive. All northbound and southbound traffic will be restricted to one lane between 2nd Place and 1st Street until repairs have been completed. Some...
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 Prehistoric Preschool at Arizona Museum of Natural History
05-06-2016 at 11:03:19 AM
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On June 6 the Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH), 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, will begin Prehistoric Preschool for children ages 4 and 5 years old. This fun filled dinosaur morning camp will be held every Monday during the month of June....
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 Mesa offers help for electric customers during summer months
05-05-2016 at 11:44:41 AM
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Want to save nearly $40 on your City of Mesa summer electric bills? The Energy Resources Department’s Summer Electric Assistance program (SEA) is accepting applications on a first come, first served basis for residential customers who demonstrate a...
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 Beat boredom with two science-based summer camps
05-04-2016 at 6:08:00 PM
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Inventions and innovation play key roles in the i.d.e.a. Museum summer camps running July 11-15 and July 18-22. The first week features fun lessons that tie into the summer exhibition “Sci-Fi: Fantasy to Reality” and the second features...
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 Mesa seeks to fill openings on advisory boards and committees
05-04-2016 at 2:16:00 PM
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Are you passionate about open space and would like to help shape Mesa’s next great park? Do you have ideas on how to provide greater transportation options for Mesa residents? If so, apply to be a member of one of our advisory boards and...
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 The road to gold begins in Arizona
05-04-2016 at 9:36:04 AM
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The Desert Challenge Games begins with a swim competition on Thursday, May 12 at 6 p.m. at Kino Aquatic Complex. Opening ceremonies begins at 4:45 p.m. on Friday, May 13 at Arizona State University, Joe Selleh Track Field. Qualifications are...
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 Grand opening for Santander Consumer USA in Mesa's Fiesta District
05-03-2016 at 2:05:27 PM
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A grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony has been held for Santander Consumer USA at Centrica, a creative adaptive reuse project at 1550 W. Southern Ave. in Mesa’s Fiesta District. Santander Consumer USA, a full-service, technology-driven...
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 Traffic restrictions on Stapley Drive due to water main break
05-03-2016 at 2:04:23 PM
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Emergency repairs are being made due to a water main break on Stapley Drive north of Main Street. All southbound traffic between 1st Street and Main Street will be diverted into the two-way left turn lane until repairs to the water main and asphalt...
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 Cooking oil recycling
04-27-2016 at 6:08:00 PM
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Disposing of large amounts of cooking oil creates a mess year-round; not just during the holidays when you fry your turkey. The City of Mesa Water Resources Department has joined forces with the Mesa Fire and Medical Department and Bakers...
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 Dinosaur Days! Summer Camps
04-25-2016 at 11:35:53 AM
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On June 8 the Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH), 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, will begin its amazing series of Dinosaur Days! Summer Camps. Dinosaur Days! Summer Camps are a series of programs for children 6 to 12 years old to explore...
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